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Re: “Fiction Week: The Ernie Bedlam Stories

"After being married to Ernie for so many years she knew he was telling her the truth. He ate his dinner alone and thought he’d made a good judgment call when he had married his wife. His wife stayed in the bedroom looking for a good lawyer in the want ads."

- Craig Champlin

Oh, brother...Hang in there, Ernie; life goes on!

Posted by Larry Williams on 01/20/2012 at 3:17 PM

Re: “Fiction Week: The Ernie Bedlam Stories

"He reread Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea which inspired him to gorge himself on fish-and-chips and go to the video store and rent Jaws I and Jaws II. He reread Moby Dick. This convinced him, 'Why look for the whale, when the whale is his own reflection in the mirror?'"

- Craig Champlin

Priceless!

Thank you very much, Craig Champlin and THE CHICAGO READER, for this entertaining Fiction Week with "The Ernie Bedlam Stories!" I look forward to reading more tales of wit (and wisdom).

Cheers!

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Posted by Larry Williams on 01/20/2012 at 3:14 PM

Re: “Fiction Week: The Ernie Bedlam Stories

"The Sam guy, the fella with the giant mustache, wanted to hold the high ground. Ernie understood. He liked to be high too, perhaps because he was short."

-Craig Champlin

The keen wit never ceases to amaze me.

Cheers!

Posted by Larry Williams on 01/20/2012 at 3:08 PM

Re: “Fiction Week: The Ernie Bedlam Stories

Love and marriage...

Hang in there, Ernie!

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Posted by Larry Williams on 01/18/2012 at 10:43 AM

Re: “Fiction Week: The Ernie Bedlam Stories

Ernie loves his beer!

Cheers!

- Larry Williams

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Posted by Larry Williams on 01/18/2012 at 10:36 AM

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